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Quality Practitioner Assurance Apprenticeship ALAN DICK COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED

To bring in a Apprentice Quality Assurance Engineer to the Central Services team, Head Office in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. You will learn and assist quality within Projects and business. learn and support the Company Quality Manager, maintain, monitor ISO9001 RISQS requirements and any other mandatory client requirements relating to Quality.

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Closing date: 27 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Core hours 08:00 - 17:00, working hours 08:00 - 16:00 or 09:00 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will have the opportunity to learn and assist in the production, implementation, and maintenance of project Quality Plans, to learn why and the benefits of producing project quality KPI’s, to learn how to promote quality throughout the project community through briefings, training and auditing compliance to all project-related procedures and work instructions, to learn how to develop new processes and procedures where gaps are identified using Quality tools, to learn and assist in Quality Forums within the DTUP project community.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Key activities/elements  
  • To learn, support, produce and maintain
  • Project System Procedures and work instructions
  • Project Quality Objective programs (data collection and performance metrics)
  • Project Internal Audit Schedule for quality
  • Project Corrective Action reports - including investigations, reporting, toolbox talks etc.
  • Project-related RISQS Product Codes and Activities
  • Applicable client standards
  • Applicable British standards
  • Applicable internal standards
  • Quality and Design Management
  • To learn and support Internal Audits
  • Support/Conduct internal quality audits as per audit schedule
  • Learn and Support Produce key audit data as required for internal and external quality reports
  • To learn and Support the business as required with
  • Supplier Applications
  • Supplier Audits
  • Bid responses
  • Project plaudits and complaints
  • Manage the Document Control process for Quality
  • Workplace Quality Inductions
  • And any other reasonable request by your line manager which will assist or support the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Education level and/or relevant experience(s)  
  • Secondary school education with relevant qualifications
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Knowledge and skills

Candidate demonstrates:

  • Good knowledge and skill on Microsoft word and excel
  • A right-first-time approach
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Full current and clean UK car driving licence as travelling the UK and overnight stays will be required
  • Must be able to work nights when required
  • Personal Track Safety (experience preferred but training will be provided)
  • To comply with all company policies including Drugs and Alcohol

Personal qualities

  • Must be approachable and able to communicate with all levels of the business
  • Must be organised

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE’s or equivalent at 9-4/A*- C, including GCSE maths and English or equivalent
  • Full current and clean UK car driving licence as travelling the UK and overnight stays will be required

Future prospects

To be a quality Lead - Manager.

Things to consider

The person is required to be flexible to accommodate site audits during the day or nighttime hours including the weekends, however, the standard working hours will be between 9 am and 5 pm. During covid-19 lockdowns working from home is acceptable but a full-time presence in the ADComms office in Coulsdon will be expected once restrictions are lifted.

About the employer

ADComms delivers innovative technology solutions and services to owners and operators of mission critical infrastructure.

With extensive experience in the telecommunications and networks markets, ADComms works with clients to develop intelligent connected solutions that solve operational challenges. We innovate, design and build telecoms, network, energy and train borne technology solutions, while providing a dedicated customer service. Our maintenance organisation supports our solutions post deployment, to ensure reliability and extended operational life.




Normanby Enterprise Park Unit 11

Billet Lane


DN15 9YH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mbkb Ltd


Nicki Bevan +447494596865

  • Level 4 - Quality Practitioner
  • Functional Skills if required 

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship, topics covered include:

  • Quality Planning - planning a delivery system for reliable outputs, such as implementing Quality Management Plans or developing a Quality Management System
  • Quality Assurance - a process approach, providing confidence to stakeholders that Quality standards are maintained, from identifying goals and success factor to monitoring results including customer feedback
  • Quality Control - verifying a product or service is meeting agreed specifications, such as carrying out inspections to isolate customers from quality failures
  • Continuous Improvement - preventing recurrence of poor quality through analysis to address the root cause of poor quality and seeking to improve the benchmark quality of processes, products and services

Apprenticeship standard

Quality practitioner

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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